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Mar 21, 2017
SubDrift: Indian Americans find a sense of communitySubcontinental Drift, commonly referred to as SubDrift, is a loose coalition of South Asian Americans who create ephemeral but meaningful tide pools for people affected by this drift. Organisers in far-flung American cities put on monthly open mics and panel discussions in community spaces and bars.
Mar 19, 2017
Hyderabad's Lamakaan turns 7 and goes digital: Founder Ashhar Farhan discusses this 'critical space'“There are accidents which propel you in a certain way.” says Ashar Farhan when asked to recount the beginnings of the vibrant culture space “Lamakaan” that he along with his wife Humera Ahmed and friends Elahe Hiptoola and Brij Matthew started in 2010.
Mar 16, 2017
From ace footballer to dissenting journalist, Manipur's new CM, Biren Singh has donned many hatsManipur's new Chief Minister N Biren Singh's first love was football, which took him to the BSF. After resignation, he embraced journalism.
Mar 16, 2017
'Go back to your country'My knees buckled when I heard about the bullets. When I heard the words. Go back to your country.
Mar 09, 2017
The Toda way of life is intrinsically connected with the survival of the Nilgiri HillsThe future for the Todas is uncertain, especially with the loss of grasslands. Epitomising the real impacts of environmental degradation, the survival of the Toda way of life is intrinsically connected with the survival of the Nilgiris hills, sans over development and loss of traditional forests.
Mar 08, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: Even journalists chasing news have to deal with rampant sexismAt Firstpost, we work in a newsroom that encourages discussions, debates and sometimes even rants on pertinent issues like gender and sexism. A few journalists from our newsroom share the sexism that they have dealt with from the beginning of their career. The International Women’s Day cannot to be restricted to being a token 'day', it's purpose should be to take the narrative forward.
Mar 06, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: P Viji and her fight for women's right to urinateViji has a simple message to women: “Be independent and fight against all those who oppress you. I have done it and I would like you to do it, too.”
Feb 24, 2017
Once a trafficking hub, West Bengal's Madhusudanpur has broken free thanks to the women of the villageThis is the story of a village called Madhusudanpur, located 100 kilometres from Kolkata. Sitting on the fringe of the Sunderbans, Madhusudanpur is a small dot on the map of West Bengal but a huge black spot on the trafficking map of the state.
Feb 23, 2017
WWII: Newly discovered letters reveal women prisoners in German concentration camp used urine as invisible inkSome letters that Polish women prisoners in Germany's Ravensbruck concentration camp during World War II, wrote using urine as 'invisible ink' to their families, have recently been handed over to Lublin Museum, local media reports said.
Jan 26, 2017
Meet Rohini Karale, the 16-year-old who's making her village go open defecation-freeWhat was on your bucket list when you were 16? It's likely that it never included making your locality open defecation-free.